Watermark: Along the California Aqueduct
The extraordinary achievement of modern California — the transformation of a semi-arid region into an abundant and prosperous place — has produced a wicked tangle of problems.
Levees That Might Have Been
A history of forgotten inventions that would have produced a very different landscape along American rivers.
An environmental historian assesses the massive infrastructure that brings water to the American West — and makes it possible to take a shower in Los Angeles.
Drylands: Water and the West
Our hydrological infrastructure is now nearly obsolete. Water is rapidly becoming the largest and least understood environmental challenge of the 21st century.
Water in the West
A collaborative photography project focuses on the natural element that has defined the American West.